The Writer’s Chronicle Features Archive

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Article Date Author Name

Raising the Volume

September 2022

Aviya Kushner, Sharon Dolin, Katherine E. Young, Andrea Jurjevic, Nancy Naomi Carlson

On Arab Feminist Writers

September 2022

Jasmin Attia

A Poet of the World, For the World

September 2022

Jonathan Harrington

Writing the Story of Mental Illness for Young Readers

April 2022

Ann Jacobus and Nancy Bo Flood

Poetry Grabbed Me by the Collar: An Interview with Eli Clare

April 2021

Kathi Wolfe

On Inaugural Poet—Amanda Gorman

April 2021

E. Ethelbert Miller

Ruth Bader Ginsberg: An Appreciation

November 2020

Kathi Wolfe

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Identity

Summer 2020

Eileen Cronin

Imagining Your Way through Pandemic: A Love Letter for Students of Creative Writing in Times of Crisis

Summer 2020

Emily Carr

Writing in a Time of Disaster

Summer 2020

Debra Spark

What The Plague Can Teach Us About Ourselves

Summer 2020

Michael C. White

"Embracing my tribe of writers": A Conversation with Sue William Silverman

April 2020

Supriya Bhatnagar

Braving the Controller: Charting the Narrative Strategies of Video Games

October/November 2017

Julialicia Case

A Conversation on Craft with Ursula K. Le Guin

March/April 2017

David Naimon

Middle Passage at 25: Charles Johnson Reflects on His National Book Award–Winning Novel and More

February 2017

Robin Lindley

Towards a New Creative Writing Pedagogy

October/November 2016

Fred D'Aguiar

Ferguson, Whiteness as Default, & the Teaching of Creative Writing

October/November 2016

David Mura

In Our Way: Racism in Creative Writing

October/November 2016

Claudia Rankine

An Interview with William Least Heat-Moon

December 2015

William Naparsteck

The Quarrel with Ourselves: Robert Penn Warren’s “World of Action and Liability”

March/April 2015

Natasha Trethewey

The Master Craftsman: Function Follows Form in Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady

March/April 2015

Douglas Bauer

Ars Poetica and the Talking Cure: Poetry, Therapy, & the Quest to Create

October/November 2014

Lisa C. Krueger

Endlessly Branching: An Interview with Arthur Sze

September 2013

Andy Fogle

Shine in that Vivid Isolation: A Case Study of the Ghazal in the Contemporary American Lyric

May/Summer 2013

Tyler Mills

Balancing Craft & Commitment: Writing Political Fiction

March/April 2013

Rosellen Brown, Tracy Daugherty, & Ellen Meeropol

The Postmodern Memoir

March/April 2012

Hugh Ryan

The Absence of Their Presence: Mythic Character in Fiction

December 2011

Steven Schwartz

A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni

March/April 2011

Chapman Hood Frazier

Novel Anxiety: Notes from the Genre War Trenches

March/April 2011

Martha Cooley

Between Starshine & Clay:An Interview with Lucille Clifton

February 2011

Remica L. Bingham

Make it New/Make it Funky: An Interview with Cornelius Eady

December 2010

Jona Colson

Turning the Screws of Story Construction with Henry James

May/Summer 2010

Aimee Liu

Odds on Ends

February 2010

Molly Giles

Poetry & Ethics: Writing About Others

December 2009

Natasha Sajé

Like Water Remembering Light: An Interview with Marilyn Nelson

September 2009

Leslie McGrath

How We Are Changed by the Rhythms of Poetry

September 2009

Karin de Weille

Sin's Entertainment: On Dante's Inferno

March/April 2009

Martha Cooley

Silence & Storytelling

February 2009

Alice Mattison

Elegy for Desire: Luis Omar Salinas 1937-2008

October/November 2008

Christopher Buckley

Machines Made Out of Words: Translating Function & the Translator's Function

October/November 2008

Tony Barnstone

The Interval in Writing: What Happens Between Pussycats & Thugs Does Not Stay Between Pussycats & Thugs

September 2008

Brian Baldi

The Meandering River: An Overview of the Subgenres of Creative Nonfiction

September 2008

Sue William Silverman

On Difficulty in Poetry

May/Summer 2008

Reginald Shepherd

My Touchstones

March/April 2008

Alan Cheuse

Aural Invention as Floral Splendor: Louis Zukofsky's Vision of Natural Beauty in 80 Flowers

February 2008

Leon Lewis

Beautiful Clarity: Jane Kenyon, Anna Akhmatova, and the Luminous Particular

September 2007

David Harbilas

Ouija, Canoe, Haiku: A Collaborative Inquiry into Collaborative Poetry

December 2006

Isaac Cates & Chad Davidson

An Interview with Rita Dove

October/November 2005

Elizabeth Alexander

Return to Sender: Memory, Betrayal, and Memoir

October/November 2005

Mark Doty

An Interview with Chang-rae Lee

May/Summer 2005

Sarah Anne Johnson

An Interview with Edward P. Jones

December 2004

Sherry Ellis

Peering at Privacy in Creative Nonfiction

September 2004

Kaylene Johnson

"Imp of Verbal Darkness": Poetry Hoaxes & the Postmodern Politic

December 2003

Rebecca Warner

An Interview with Ai

December 2003

Tomas Q. Morin

Writing and Moaning

December 2003

Alan Cheuse

An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

October/November 2003

Ramola D

The Treasure Trove of Metaphor: More on Poetry Anthologies

October/November 2003

Rachel Hadas

An Interview with Nick Hornby

February 2003

Tom DeMarchi

A Conversation with Dorothy Allison

October/November 2002

Renée Olander

Remembering Eudora Welty

October/November 2002

Richard Bausch

Poetry and Survival

September 2002

Gregory Orr

An Interview with Jayne Anne Phillips

May/Summer 2002

Sarah Anne Johnson

An Interview with Li-Young Lee

May/Summer 2002

Marie Jordan

The Muse in the News

February 2002

Andrew Ciofalo

"Tis Backed Like a Weasel": The Slipperiness of Metaphor

March/April 2001

Tony Hoagland

Self-Censorship & the Alternatives

December 2000

André Schiffrin

Bend Sinister: A Handbook for Writers

October/November 2000

Alice McDermott

An Interview with Louise Glück

September 2000

Jonathan Farmer

From Long Shots to X-Rays: Distance & Point of View in Fiction Writing

September 2000

David Jauss

An Interview with Reginald McKnight

February 2000

Renée Olander

The Self as a Literary Construct

December 1999

Jocelyn Bartkevicius

An Interview with Mark Doty

March/April 1998

Dale Boyer

Italicized Writings

October/November 1995

Diana Garcia

Reviewing Literary Citizenship

September 1995

Valerie Miner

On the Founding of WC&F: Community for Writers

May/Summer 1995

Kelleen Zubick

Breaking the Code of Silence: Ideology and Women's Confessional Poetry

December 1994

Judith Lynn Harris

Hypertext: Of Mouse & Man

October/November 1994

Sven Birkerts

An Interview with Mary Oliver

September 1994

Renee Olander

An Interview with Rosellen Brown

February 1994

Alexander Neubauer

The Great Ventriloquist Act: Gender and Voice in the Fiction Workshop

September 1993

Julie Brown

Standing & Listening: Marianne Moore's Strategies

December 1992

Nancy Sherman

Censorship, Obscenity, & Secrecy: Slapping the Face of the Body Politic

September 1990

T.R. Hummer

Poetry as Democracy: A Letter to AWP

February 1990

Garrett Hongo

Teaching & Transference: A Response to Ann Turkle

September 1989

Eric Torgersen

The Old Testament and Feminist Imagination

September 1988

Alicia Ostriker

Rocks in Our Beds: A Dark Valentine to New England

September/October 1987

John Clellon Holmes

The Writer as Midwife

May 1987

Daniel Halpern

Whole Sight: Notes on New Black Fiction

February 1985

Charles Johnson

Tendril: A Brief History

February 1984

Mari Lonano

Committee Reports to the Members: II. Guidelines for Teachers of Writing

May 1979

AWP Committee

“Sing Me”: An Appreciation of Philip Gerard, AWP Advocate & Friend

February 2023

Martin Lammon

The World Comes to Light: Understanding and Cultivating the Art of Metaphor

April 2022

Karin de Weille

SUGGESTED TEACHING GUIDE for “Complicity and the Rise of the Post-Human Poem”

April 2022

Sara Baxter

Sanctuary: Rethinking Trouble in Fiction

April 2022

Anne Elliott

“Into a Shadowed Plain”: Cathy Park Hong and the Ballad Tradition

April 2022

Brian Brodeur

Response: Writing (Into and Against) Silence

April 2022

Scott Nadelson

In the Note Between Notes, In Round Sound of Breath: A Conversation with Kazim Ali

April 2022

Karthik Purushottaman

The Body of the Poetry Manuscript: Patterning Your Collection with Structural Repetition

April 2022

Annie Finch

An Abandoned Immigrant Finds Her Voice: An Interview with Allison Hong Merrill

April 2022

Megan Vered

Complicity & the Rise of the Post-Human Poem

February 2022

Jon D. Lee